Bestsellers

"The Kite Runner" holds at No. 1, Nick Hornby keeps No. 2, and "The Historian" debuts, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
July 6, 2005 8:08PM (UTC)

Book-loving residents of and visitors to the city of Portland, Ore., are already familiar with the legendary labyrinthine charms of Powell's City of Books, the largest store in the world for new and used books. Powells.com, the online equivalent of this bibliophile's paradise, brings the Powell's experience to the Web, including a bestseller list that reflects the eclectic tastes of Powell's customers. Salon.com is pleased to present it here.

1. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

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Paperback, $14
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2. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

Hardcover, $24.95
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3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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4. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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5. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Hardcover, $25.95
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6. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

7. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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8. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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9. 1776 by David McCullough

Hardcover, $32
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10. Trace by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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12. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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13. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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14. Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison

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15. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell

Paperback, $7.99
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16. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

Paperback, $8.95
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17. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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18. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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19. Ilium by Dan Simmons

Paperback, $5.98
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20. We Thought You Would Be Prettier by Laurie Notaro

Paperback, $12.95
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